Let’s talk reading lists! And I mean REAL reading lists. Books that your kiddo is expected to read. I feel like all of the reading lists I find, especially for the lower elementary years, are for read alouds. Now, read alouds are great! They are necessary. But, I need a go-to list of books for my kids to read themselves, too. Enter, my first grade reading list.
So, let’s talk planning. The question I was asked the most when I brought up starting a homeschool blog with my friends was, “How do you plan your day?” So, let’s dig into it, and some of the other methods of homeschool planning.
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Are you super busy? Maybe you have multiple kids in multiple age ranges you’re trying to homeschool. Maybe you work part or full time. Maybe you are involved in a lot of different activities outside of your home. Can you do all of of this and still homeschool your kids? YES! No problem! There are a lot of options for independent study homeschool curriculum for busy families.
Have you tried momming on an empty cup? You know, when you’re so exhausted but you still do all.of.the.things? It’s okay to say NO!
What’s better than a FREE homeschool planner printable?! Who here likes to plan?! Guess what?! I don’t! I’m not a planner. Not when it comes to writing paper plans.
I know how many assignments my kids need to do for each subject each week, so I just make sure they get those done and we do them in order. When we’re done with lesson 34, we move onto lesson 35. There’s no reason to write this stuff down, right!? Wrong…well, at least in my case.Read more
Who has trouble finding a homeschool history curriculum they love? I have… until now! I happened upon Masterbooks America’s Story and it looks fantastic! We will be using the second edition, which covers the 1800’s- the Civil War through the Industrial Revolution. Goodbye, boring history. Hello, fun learning!Read more
STEM science is one of our favorite things to study in our homeschool. Except, we don’t typically study it, per se. And my kids don’t usually even realize they’re learning. Here’s how we use STEM science projects in our homeschool and how you can make STEM science fun for your kids.
Since when is being a stay-at-home mom not being mom enough? Why is there the constant pressure to be doing all-of-the-things instead of the most important thing? Why am I called to be a homeschool mom?